Should people be permitted to have kids if they are not financially responsible

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  1. kevin.howell profile image59
    kevin.howellposted 7 years ago

    Should people be permitted to have kids if they are not financially responsible for them?

    If the taxpayers are paying for the ones they do have, should they be able to keep reproducing?

  2. Whidbeywriter profile image89
    Whidbeywriterposted 7 years ago

    Children are a gift from God but sometimes if the provision is not there those children will suffer - and God doesn't want that either - so my answer is plan and prepare before bringing a life into this world - blessings!

  3. Chouji-Von-Lycan profile image55
    Chouji-Von-Lycanposted 7 years ago

    everyone has the right to have children, but, if they are wise, they wouldn't have them till they are financially supported themselves, it would be a very silly thing to do and even put the child to be's happines in danger

  4. LeisureLife profile image70
    LeisureLifeposted 7 years ago

    No                                                                                   .

  5. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 7 years ago

    People should not have children if they cannot care for them either financially or emotionally--but it can't be legislated or we would be China.

  6. PR Morgan profile image60
    PR Morganposted 7 years ago

    Are you serious?  If you think we should control who has kids in this country you may as well move to a communist country or a dictatorship....That would be big brother at it's worst!

  7. ggenda profile image58
    ggendaposted 7 years ago

    "Permitted" implies that we should be able to control who does and does not have children. That is a scary thought! Regardless of the choices people make, I am certainly glad that we are permitted to have as many children as we'd like, under whatever financial circumstances we choose.

    Whether or not it is WISE is the question. If two people can not afford to have a child, it would be best to wait until circumstances change. These days people are having children later and later, so waiting until you can afford children is a smart option.

  8. Lisa HW profile image64
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    Taypayers aren't paying for those children.  The children are the ones paying for the bad situation into which they were born.  When they grow up in a small, suffocating, welfare world, where getting out can be impossible; and daring to dream isn't what anyone else around them does; they continue to pay when they approach life as if that's the only way of life there is.

    What taxpayers are paying for is sometimes the failure of some parents to be able (either through no fault of their own, or as a result of their own failings) to raise children who see possibilities in their future, beyond confirming their own grown-up-ness by having babies.  Taxpayers are also paying for the kids that get forgotten in public schools.  They're paying for a system that does little to support (I don't mean financially) families and independence.  They're also paying for courts that screw up in one way or another, and they're paying for every welfare program that doesn't even recognize the concept of "the capable individual" and, instead, believes every person who has a money problem MUST need someone else to become their permanent "parent".

    The taxpayers also pay for their own failure to make a few efforts to understand exactly why things in The System are so wrong, and they pay for voting in people who can't/won't identify problems and fix them - rather than throwing money at the same old problems that have been around "forever".

    In answer to the question, nobody has the right to "permit" anyone else (or not) to have children.  In fact, sometimes those children are the only bright spots some of those parents have ever seen in their lives, or ever will.

  9. nightwork4 profile image62
    nightwork4posted 7 years ago

    everyone should be permitted because i would hate for someone else to decide who can and can't have kids. just because someone doesn't have money, it doesn't mean they won't be good parents.


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